Sir Simon Wessely, Professor of Psychological Medicine, Director of King’s College London’s Centre for Military Health Research and Vice Dean for Academic Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry ( IoP ) at King’s, has been given the honour for services to military healthcare and psychological medicine. His academic work has led to a better understanding of Gulf War Illness and to more effective psychological support for the Armed Services. In 2003, Professor Wessely’s team was asked to investigate whether personnel returning from Iraq had any of the symptoms associated with what had been dubbed ‘Gulf War Syndrome’
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Professor awarded knighthood for service to military healthcare
The Type 23 frigate has a new lease of life as one of the most advanced fighting ships in the fleet due to a £20 million docking and upgrade in her home port of Devonport Naval Base in partnership with Babcock Marine . HMS Somerset ’s commanding officer, Commander Mike Smith, said: I am incredibly proud to be taking HMS Somerset back to sea after what has been a highly productive upgrade
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HMS Somerset returns to sea after £20 million refit
The MOD held a workshop on Friday, 11 January, in London where representatives from companies such as Royal Mail , Lloyds Banking Group , Tesco and BAE Systems were encouraged to share their thoughts on a range of subjects that affect their businesses and the reservists they employ.
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Employers have their say on MOD reservists
The reports of two Service Inquiries following the shooting incident onboard HMS Astute at Southampton on 8 April 2011 which resulted in the death of Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux GM RN .
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Release of the reports of two Service Inquiries following the shooting incident onboard HMS Astute on 8 April 2011
The Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre ( DCDC )’s ‘South Asia out to 2040’ regional survey identifies key strategic trends for South Asia over the next 30 years and explores the challenges and opportunities that surround an Eastern shift in global power. In 2010, DCDC published ‘Global Strategic Trends out to 2040’
Regional Survey – South Asia out to 2040